Events

Speaker: Professor Iyiola Solanke (School of Law, University of Leeds). Iyiola will present on “Discrimination as a Virus.”
Speaker: Pamela Searle León (Doctoral Researcher, Leeds University Business School). Pamela will give a presentation on the topic of behavioural issues around annuity selections.
Speakers: Professor Laura Galloway (Edinburgh Business School) & Dr Isla Kapasi (Leeds University Business School) will give a presentation on ‘Enterprise on Low Income: Motive, value and experiences’.

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West Yorkshire Playhouse, Rehearsal room 2 The Young Lives and Times project, currently funded by the ESRC NCRM Real Life Methods Node, is following an age cohort of young people from varied backgrounds and will track them as they go through their teenage years and into early adulthood. The project explores the crafting of their…
Leeds Social Sciences Institute, Beech Grove House Action to Activism: Theoretical and Methodological Reflections Dr Paul Chatterton, School of Geography Exploring familiar landscapes, wearing different shoes • Involving mental health service users in research Professor Allan House and Dr Judith Beckett, Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences Participatory Research…
Leeds Social Sciences Institute, Beech Grove House Speakers Charlotte Kenten, Leeds Social Sciences Institute ‘Interviews as Therapy’ Nichola Wood, School of Geography ‘Exploring Emotional Geographies through Musical Methods’ Jane Plastow, School of English ‘Using the performing arts as a research tool in relation to the Horn of Africa: Eritrea and Leeds’ Dr Charlotte Kenten is…
Seminar Room, Leeds Social Sciences Institute, Beech Grove House Professor David Wall will be available to answer last minute questions regarding the ESRC First Grants Scheme. (Closing date for submission of applications, via JeS, is 4 pm on Wednesday 10th January 2008). To see David’s previous presentation slides on this subject, please follow the link…
Seminar Room, Leeds Social Sciences Institute, Beech Grove House Dr Brian Roberts Professor in Biographical and Community Research, University of Glamorgan will present The Researcher’s Experience of Research as part of the FLaG seminar programme. Enquiries relating to this event should be directed to Linda Fox
Leeds Social Sciences Institute, Beech Grove House Speakers Brett Harrison (Fine Art), Amanda Bergen (History of Art), Bernice Shooman (Cultural Studies) ‘Making a new Life: a community history project – issues and outcomes’ Jieyu Liu (East Asian Studies) ‘Researching Chinese women’s lives: ‘insider’ research and life history interviewing ‘Researching Chinese women’s lives: ‘insider’ research and…
School of Education, Hillary Place This is a JOINT SEMINAR between Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) and the Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Leeds. Dr Stephen Billett, Associate Professor of Adult and Vocational Education, Faculty of Education, Griffith University, Nathan, Australia Maintaining competence throughout working life comprises the dual process of individual change…
Leeds Social Sciences Institute, Beech Grove House Speakers Shona Hunter, School of Sociology & Social Policy ‘Stuck in the middle or working the boundaries: researching ‘race’ and geneder in public services or doing equality and diversity policy?’ Stuart Lister, School of Law ‘Researching senior police: meet the new boss, same as the old boss?’
Leeds Social Sciences Institute, Beech Grove House Anna Rogers (Sociology & Social Policy) Intergenerational feminist research relationships: contemplating interview encounters between feminists of different generations István Danka (Philosophy) Teaching and Learning Philosophy in a Multimedia Enviro
Leeds Social Sciences Institute, Beech Grove House Richard Chalfen, Professor Emeritus, Anthropology, Temple University Senior Scientist, Center on Media and Child Health Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, USA Home media represents the most popular, pervasive and personally important model of photographic representation for the most imaged people in the history of the human condition. When addressing…